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Quarries (Planning) Bill

Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2021-22

Last updated: 4 May 2022 at 17:13

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Long title

A Bill to introduce a presumption in planning decision-making against approving quarry development in close proximity to settlements; to require the risks of proposed quarrying sites to health and the environment, including through silica dust, to be assessed as part of the planning process; to make provision about the use of quarries for waste disposal; and for connected purposes.


Matt Western
Warwick and Leamington

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